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June 5th, 2012

Officials cracking down on wire burning

June 5, 2012

County officials are cracking down on wire burning.
According to Hutchinson County Fire Marshal Danny Richards, wire burning pollutes the air with toxic fumes. In order to keep the air clear from pollution, county officials will enforce laws more regularly from the Health and Safety Code of Texas as a deterrent to copper thieves. The Hutchinson County Sheriff’s Office, Fire Marshal’s Office, and County Attorney have joined together with the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality to stop wire burning and decrease theft.

Borger EMS puts new ambulance into service

June 5, 2012

Borger EMS has officially put a new ambulance in service.
Mike Barter, director of the EMS, said the ambulance is a new 2012 Chevy diesel, and is manufactured by Wheelcoach, the largest ambulance manufacturer in the United States.
He said the ambulance is replacing the old 2003 model with 183,000 miles on it. The new ambulance has LED lights, which are brighter and will have less stress on the motor.

June 4th

Caller receives reward for Whitmire tip

June 4, 2012

The Crime Stoppers has decided to reward an individual who called in a tip leading to the arrest of Matthew Whitmire.
Lt. Anthony Griffn of the Borger Police Department said that during the regular Crime Stoppers board meeting in the month of May, the board unanimously voted to award $1,000 to the anonymous individual who called in the tip to Crime Stoppers regarding the whereabouts of this individual, leading to his arrest. The money was later awarded to this person.

Borger city council to consider land rezoning

June 4, 2012

Rezoning of land to be used for the construction of a new Wal-Mart Supercenter will be one of the action items at the upcoming meeting of the Borger City Council.
The council will meet at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 5, 2012, in the city council chambers of Borger City Hall, 600 North Main.
Action will be taken to conduct a public hearing to allow for citizen comment on a request to rezone a 19.773 acre tract of land in Section 23, Block “Y”, Arnold & Barrett-Morris Cummings Survey, Hutchinson County, from Estate and Agricultural (EA) to a commercial zoning district.

Borger Police Report

June 4, 2012

Borger Police Report

May 31st, 2012

500 block of N. Florida-Investigation
700 block of Missouri-Disorderly Conduct
1200 block of Fairlanes-Alarm
700 block of Missouir-Disorderly Conduct
1300 block of Hazlewood-Alarm
100 block of E. Carolina-Open Door/Window
1000 block of Thrams-Warrant Service
300 block of Weatherly-Suspicious Activity
1300 block of W. 3rd-Recovered Property
Yows and Burch-Abandoned Vehicle
1200 block of Cedar-Reckless Driv-Traffic
9th and Main-Warrant Service
200 block of Willow Creek-Harassment
400 block of Jackson-Prowler

BISD offering free meals to children in community throughout summer

June 4, 2012

The Borger Independent School District is offering free meals to community-wide children throughout summer.
Borger ISD is taking part in the Summer Food Service Program, starting June 4 and running through July 27, 2012.
Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are for all children of the surrounding area. There will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.
Meals will be provided Monday through Friday at Borger Middle School Cafeteria starting at 11:20 a.m.

Relay For Life taking place on Friday!

June 4, 2012

The Hutchinson County Relay For Life is less than a week away!
Local walkers will be going around the clock to fight cancer during this event. Teams will gather at Huber Park in Borger overnight to join the fight against cancer from 7 p.m. on Friday, June 8 until 7 a.m. on Saturday, June 9.
“This celebration brings the numerous groups and individuals concerned about cancer together in an effort to fight back,” Judy Allen, RFL Media Chair, said.

June 1st

Borger Police Report May 30, 2012

June 1, 2012

Borger Police Report
May 30, 2012

700 block of South McGee – report of disorderly conduct
100 block of Cottonwood – report of habitation burglary
900 block of Harrison – report of prowler
1000 block of Harrington – followup
200 block of Estireno – report of abandoned vehicle
1100 block of Monroe – report of abandoned vehicle
100 block of Elm – assist agency
500 block of Bowie – report of suspicious activity
200 block of Oak – report of disorderly conduct
900 block of Illinois – report of disturbance
600 block of Weatherly (alley) – field interview

Borger PD release information on Tuesday wreck on Hwy 136

June 1, 2012

A wreck between two vehicles occurred late Tuesday evening on Highway 136.
The accident, which occurred around 8:51 p.m., was between a red 1998 Dodge Ram pickup and a white 2011 Jeep Wrangler.
Inside the Dodge Ram pickup was driver Krista Paige Segars, 23, and passenger Cameron K. Segars, 22, both of Borger.
Inside the Jeep Wrangler was driver Steven Lynn Moore, 51, and passenger Rae Ladawn Moore, 50, both of Borger.

Borger Elks Lodge holding pancake breakfast Saturday

June 1, 2012

Come enjoy yummy, mouthwatering, and fresh pancakes on Saturday with the Borger Elks Lodge #1581, 200 Opal Street.
Anyone with no breakfast plans and looking to help a local community organization can attend the all-you-can-eat pancake breakfast starting at 6 a.m. and running through 11 a.m. on June 2, 2012.
This breakfast is sponsored by the Borger Elks Lodge # 1581 sweetheart.
Admission is $6 per person and take out orders are available. Proceeds will go to benefit Handicapped Children’s Care.
For more information call 274-2061.

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